Venerable Fr. Mathew Kadalikkattil

Fr. Mathew Kadalikkattil was a fervant devotee of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and a man of compassionate heart whose love for God found expression in the concern for the poor and forlorn. As a parish priest he was very much like the 'Cure De Ars' who spent long hours in the confessional and brought about changes in the lives of many sinners.

The Congregation was founded on 1st January 1911 by the Venerable Fr. Mathew Kadalikkattil. On 11th March 1976, the Congregation of the sisters of Sacred Heart raised to the status of Juris Pontifices by the Holy See.

Date of Birth

1872 April 25

(Ordained by Makkil Mar Mathai Malpan-Vicari Apastholic)

1901 February 11

First Holy Qurbana(Mannanam Asramam)

1901 February 28

Vicar Karoor Church


Vicar Lalam Old Church


Assistant Vicar-Pala Valiya Palli(Now Cathedral Church)


Establishment Of SacredHeart Congregation

1911 January 1

Vicar Lalam New Church


Establishment Of LP School at Kannadiurumbu


Vicar The Filial Church at Kannadiurumbu & Chaplin of FC Convent &
Spiritual Fr of SH Congregation


Establishment Of St Mary's G H S Pala


Establishment of Pampoorampara Piligrim Centre


Death at 3 AM in his room in the Presbytery of Pala Valia Pally

1935 May23

Buried in the Three Kings Church Pala

1935 May 24

Canonisation Process Started on

1989 January 24

The mortal Remains of Founder Fr transfered to in a tomb of
SH provincial house chapel

1937 Sept 6

As required by Caonisation Process the mortal remains exhumed And
reinterred in the newly built Chapel of SH Provincial Hous Pala

1990 Feb 24


2011 June 27

Very Rev. Msgr. Francis Thekkekara

Local Director

Date of Birth

1882 August 25

(Ordained by Mar Augustin Kandathil, -Bishop of Ernakulam Arch Dioceses)


Mailacombu Vicar


Starting of S H convent at Mailacombu

1938 June 4   


1963 November 4

Buried in the Mailacombu Church

1963 November 5